Origin of pharyngeal
New Latin pharyngeus, from pharyng-, pharynx
First Known Use: circa 1823
Medical Definition of pharyngeal
1: relating to or located in the region of the pharynx
2a: innervating the pharynx especially by contributing to the formation of the pharyngeal plexus <the pharyngeal branch of the vagus nerve>b: supplying or draining the pharynx <the pharyngeal branch of the maxillary artery>
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